January 13, 2017 – Dr. Bethune announces his impending retirement.

February 19, 2017 – UBC votes to follow intentional interim process in seeking a new senior pastor.

May 7, 2017 – Interim Search Committee discusses process and candidate during Caffeinated Conversations.

May 14, 2017 – Interim Search Committee discusses process and candidate during Caffeinated Conversations.

May 21, 2017 – The Rev. Lee Tredwell preaches in view of a call as UBC’s Intentional Interim Pastor.  Vote on recommendation of Interim Search Committee in church conference following worship.

June 14, 2017 – Dr. Bethune’s 30th anniversary as Senior pastor at UBC.

August 20, 2017 – Dr. Bethune’s last Sunday in the pulpit at UBC.

September 24, 2017 – Celebration of Dr. Bethune’s ministry at UBC.

October 1, 2017 – Beginning of Intentional Interim Process at UBC.